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Display

Size

6.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
502 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

Dynamic AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

89.26 %
79.20 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Mediatek Helio P35

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
PowerVR GE8320

RAM

8GB
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256GB, available to use: 225 GB, not expandable
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.8 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
16 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera

0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

10 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus, HDR)
13 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 3.04 x 0.31 inches (162.6 x 77.1 x 7.94 mm)
6.61 x 3.02 x 0.32 inches (167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.98 oz (198.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Crown silver, Majestic black, Royal gold
Black

Cellular

5G

n260, n261
 

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 05, 2019
Apr 17, 2020

FCC ID value: A3LSMG977U link
FCC ID value: ZCASMA215U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.30 W/kg
0.42 W/kg

Body

1.11 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.39 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Phablet

3.98 W/kg
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Samsung special screen protector ( already on device ), Wall adapter/USB cable/USB connector, Quick reference guide, Important consumer safety information, Product safety, and warranty brochure
 

Price

$ 1300
$ 250
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